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Life in a Parish

David Albert Jones

in The Clerical Profession in the Long Eighteenth Century, 1680-1840

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199213009
eISBN:
9780191707179
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199213009.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Church History

This chapter describes the means by which clergy managed their glebe, whether by cultivating it themselves or letting it, and the means by which tithes were collected. It discusses the extent of ... More


Tuscany: The Politics of Reform in an Agricultural Land

TILL WAHNBAECK

in Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.003.0005
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter investigates the received wisdom that Tuscan thought was eclectic and that the undoubted inclination of Tuscan political economists towards physiocracy was merely a somewhat ... More


Lombardy: Enlightenment from Above and from Within

TILL WAHNBAECK

in Luxury and Public Happiness: Political Economy in the Italian Enlightenment

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199269839
eISBN:
9780191710056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199269839.003.0008
Subject:
History, Economic History

This chapter begins by discussing the factors that caused the reforms that occurred in Lombardy. It then narrates that most of the reforms were decided upon in Vienna or by the imperial officers in ... More


The Ibâḍi Ethos

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0010
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter describes the underlying ethos in Ibâḍism of equality before God, and illustrates this with particular reference to the protection of the rights of the peasants and other producing ... More


Banana Republics: Yankee Fruit Companies and the Tropical American Lowlands

Richard P. Tucker

in Insatiable Appetite: The United States and the Ecological Degradation of the Tropical World

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520220874
eISBN:
9780520923812
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520220874.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter talks about the banana industry and the major fruit companies established during the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. It examines the impact of the increasing appetites of ... More


No Economy, No Development?

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0013
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter discusses the future of the regions in the New Guinea Highlands and the progress of the area's distinct “agricultural economy.” It considers three major issues that are considered ... More


Greek Presence and the Ptolemaic Rural Setting

Jean Bingen

in Hellenistic Egypt: Monarchy, Society, Economy, Culture

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780748615780
eISBN:
9780748670727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748615780.003.0009
Subject:
Classical Studies, Archaeology: Classical

The papyri from Ptolemaic Egypt suggest that large numbers of Greeks, particularly of military families, were settled in the Egyptian countryside on land given as allotments by the king. But it is ... More


The Economy of the Agricultural World

Alain Bresson

in The Making of the Ancient Greek Economy: Institutions, Markets, and Growth in the City-States

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780691183411
eISBN:
9781400852451
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691183411.003.0006
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter examines the social and technical conditions that both structured the Greek agricultural economy's permanent features and presided over the changes it experienced. It first considers the ... More


Social Conflict in Countryside and Town

Peter N. Bell

in Social Conflict in the Age of Justinian: Its Nature, Management, and Mediation

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199567331
eISBN:
9780191744921
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199567331.003.0003
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter examines conflicts over wealth and power in the late Roman agricultural economy of the sixth century. It begins by using the concepts of ‘class’ and ‘status’ to make sense of slippery ... More


The Post–Civil War Economy in the South

Thomas D. Clark

in Jews and the Civil War: A Reader

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814740910
eISBN:
9780814786796
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814740910.003.0018
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter examines the state of Southern economy after the Civil War, with particular emphasis on a niche that attracted many Jews to the region: country storekeeping. One of the most serious ... More


Introduction: The Nanticoke Valley in the Early Twentieth Century

Grey Osterud

in Putting the Barn Before the House: Women and Family Farming in Early Twentieth-Century New York

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450280
eISBN:
9780801464171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450280.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This book explores the history of the rural community of the Nanticoke Valley, south-central New York, through the voices and viewpoints of local women born before World War I who lived on family ... More


The Agricultural Economy of Pompeii: Surplus and Dependence

Girolamo Ferdinando De Simone

in The Economy of Pompeii

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9780198786573
eISBN:
9780191828898
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198786573.003.0002
Subject:
Classical Studies, European History: BCE to 500CE

This chapter gives a broad sketch of the agricultural landscape of the Vesuvian region in the first century AD, using both material and textual evidence. After giving an overview of the landscape of ... More


Land Tenure and the Collective-Interests Individual

Paul Sillitoe

in From Land to Mouth: The Agricultural "Economy" of the Wola of the New Guinea Highlands

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300142266
eISBN:
9780300162950
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300142266.003.0004
Subject:
Sociology, Economic Sociology

This chapter talks about land tenure arrangements and aims to show how people notice its supply. It is stated that land and its availability is a core feature of an agricultural economy, and that the ... More


Flood Control and Political Exclusion at Whittier Narrows, 1938–1948

Sarah S. Elkind

in How Local Politics Shape Federal Policy: Business, Power, and the Environment in Twentieth-Century Los Angeles

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834893
eISBN:
9781469602707
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807869116_elkind.8
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

This chapter focuses on the saddle, known as Whittier Narrows, which marks a pinch point for waters underground as well as for the San Gabriel River and the Rio Hondo running on the surface. The same ... More


Agrarian Producerism after Populism: Socialism and Garveyism in the Rural South

Jarod Roll

in Populism in the South Revisited: New Interpretations and New Departures

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617032257
eISBN:
9781617032332
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617032257.003.0009
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter explores the career of producerist thought and rhetoric following the demise of the People’s Party. It describes how white Socialists and then African Americans in the Garvey Movement ... More


Conclusion Fate, Contingency, and the Development of Maritime America

Michael J. Jarvis

in In the Eye of All Trade: Bermuda, Bermudians, and the Maritime Atlantic World, 1680-1783

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833216
eISBN:
9781469600291
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807833216.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In conclusion, this book illustrates Bermuda's history as one of continuous adaptation to change and challenges. No sooner was the island fully peopled than a tobacco depression shook the nascent ... More


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